Whole FoodsWhole Foods wants to get one thing straight: Addressing a report from our sister paper Houston Press--Whole Foods: "We Should Not Highlight Ramadan"--which set off a maelstrom of attacks on the haute-hippie market, the corporate-run @WholeFoods has spent the day doing damage cont ... More >>
Erik Brandt In the December issue of the libertarian Reason Magazine, an article by journalist James M. Dorsey
explores the cultural phenomenon of underground music scenes in the
Islamic world. "Rap and Metal on Planet Islam"
begins in Morocco with
the story of metal head Nabyl Guennouni. Gue ... More >>
On The Politics
of Culture from 2:30 to 3 p.m. today on KCRW (89.9 FM), host Jonathan Kirsch talks with religious scholars and others about "The Cartoons That Shook the World--Without the Cartoons." It involves Yale University publishing a book in November about the controversial cartoons that ap ... More >>